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Poster: The_Monkey_Master Date: Sep 25, 2010 12:20pm
Forum: classic_tv Subject: Re: Is it Time to Add Some More Collections?

Good idea but would "Colgate Comedy Hour" go in Comedy or Variety. It and a lot of other shows could go in both.

**Also don't forget about "WESTERNS".**

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Poster: adamelijah Date: Sep 25, 2010 1:45pm
Forum: classic_tv Subject: Re: Is it Time to Add Some More Collections?

Well, my idea has Sitcoms in One Category, and Variety in another. Colgate Comedy wouldn't be a sitcom. It'd be a Variety. Though some things wouldn't fit in any category.

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Poster: elmagno Date: Sep 25, 2010 5:14pm
Forum: classic_tv Subject: Re: Is it Time to Add Some More Collections?

Yes, I think that's exactly right. No classification scheme is perfect, but at IA there's lots of ways to slice and dice, even if things are classified a certain way. I think a start would be the sitcoms as a genre category. There's enough there for a decent showing from the outset, the boundaries there are pretty clear, and I would not have to run into Ozzie and Harriet anymore. Wouldn't it be nice?

I'm into crime, as well, but trying it out on sitcoms first may be best, at least in my own collection of about 1,000 tv shows it was surprising to me how few categories were needed to spread things out for clarity and how small some categories actually were, even with more than a thousand titles.

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffDetective John Carter of Mars Date: Sep 26, 2010 5:23am
Forum: classic_tv Subject: Re: Is it Time to Add Some More Collections?

are there >50 sitcom items here

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Poster: elmagno Date: Sep 26, 2010 6:10am
Forum: classic_tv Subject: Re: Is it Time to Add Some More Collections?

Corliss Archer
The Trouble with Father
Love that Bob
Lucy Show
Life of Riley
My Little Margie
Ozzie and Harriet
The Goldbergs
Life with Elizabeth
I Married Joan
The Beulah Show
Make Room for Daddy
Our Miss Brooks

All these sitcoms have multiple entries.
Corliss, around 17
Love that Bob around 19.






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Poster: adamelijah Date: Sep 26, 2010 6:59am
Forum: classic_tv Subject: Re: Is it Time to Add Some More Collections?

Don't forget Andy Griffith, Dick Van Dyke, I Married Joan, Burns and Allen.